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U.S. forces in Afghanistan cut to 2,500, lowest level since 2001

U.S. forces in Afghanistan cut to 2,500, lowest level since 2001

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Pentagon has reduced the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to 2,500, according to a statement Friday, completing a previously announced rapid drawdown despite a Congressional prohibition of the move and rising levels of violence in the country. "This drawdown brings U.S. forces in the country to their...

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